ROCKFORD — For these craving traditional American delicacies with a twist, Wammy’s Kitchen is right here with distinctive menu gadgets and an proprietor out to impress.
Since opening Wammy’s at 1222 S. Alpine Highway on Sunday, proprietor Sandra Pearson has been capable of share her Wammy Burger and extra with the world.
The Wammy Burger options the usual toppings — lettuce, tomato, and pickles — however catches clients unexpectedly with two forms of cheeses, shrimp, sauteed mushrooms and onions.
“They only like it,” Pearson mentioned. “You’ll have to maintain it with two arms and you’ll have to lower it to eat it. Most individuals have to chop it to eat as a result of you may’t simply eat the entire burger.”
Whereas the Wammy Burger stands out as Pearson’s signature merchandise and a buyer favourite, the gourmand stuffed baked potatoes are a detailed second. Pearson stuffs them with bacon and shrimp.
The menu additionally includes a foot-long polish and a pasta salad that comes with shrimp.
“I’ve all the time been inventive and it simply got here to me, you recognize, simply so as to add one thing completely different to it,” Pearson mentioned.
That is Pearson’s first time proudly owning a restaurant and had she not been laid off from her job as a custodian at an area church through the pandemic she could have by no means discovered herself on this place.
Pearson says she has all the time had an affinity for cooking creatively so when she wanted to make additional revenue she started promoting dishes from her residence till a relative steered the thought of opening up her personal brick-and-mortar restaurant.
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“To me, a failure is an individual that by no means tries,” Pearson mentioned. “So if I would by no means tried it, I would not even know if I can do it or not.
“I consider that is what God needs me to do, and I am in it to win.”